Chris Monasch has resigned after 10 years as St. John’s athletic director.
Picking up where former head coach Steve Lavin left off, Chris Mullin has completed the stunning recruitment of one of the nation’s best high school guards.
According to WFAN’s Craig Carton, the Mets were rebuffed when they asked the school to buy 5,000 tickets.
“I know I’m going to work but I’m also back at school,” he said. “It will take a while to find that groove, that rhythm. It’s different now with my family not here but all those things will fall into place in time.”
Chris Mullin, the coach at St. John’s for less than a month, signed three transfers Thursday, two of whom will be eligible right away.
New St. John’s head coach Chris Mullin has made recruiting his top priority, but there are some things that are just beyond his control.
Chris Mullin has a message for the best basketball players in New York City: stay and ride the Red Storm to stardom.
Chris Mullin’s job just got a whole lot easier. St. John’s rookie head coach will have his big man on the court next season, according to CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein.
Nostalgia is in the air!
It was a perfect presser and stroll down the years at St. John’s. Rookie coach Chris Mullin looked great yesterday, but it won’t matter much if he doesn’t produce tomorrow.
The school’s all-time leading scorer was introduced as its new coach Wednesday in front of an adoring audience of several hundred fans at Carnesecca Arena.
“Obviously, it’s a surreal experience,” Mullin said in a statement Tuesday. “This is a role I have been preparing for all of my life.”
Matt Abdelmassih was considered Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg’s top recruiter, helping sign Royce White, DeAndre Kane and current starter Jameel McKay.
“People seem to be worried about his lack of coaching experience, but how many people have had the basketball education he has?”
St. John’s hasn’t won an NCAA Tournament game since 2000. Administrators apparently think Chris Mullin, a member of the school’s 1985 Final Four team, is the man to end that drought.